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On Elective Double Submission: Data Points from the Early Years of Optional
What compels a student to seek out ProQuest/UMI submission when his or her institution doesn’t require it? This poster presents early findings on which students elect to go beyond the University of Texas requirements and ...
Implementing an ETD Program at a Decentralized University; Tricky But Doable
The University of Houston is a campus of 12 colleges all offering masters and doctorate level education. These programs are not directed by the Graduate and Professional Studies (GPS) department, thus making concentrated ...
Doubling Down Double Jeopardy: Electronic Theses and Dissertations
The 2015 TxETDA/USETDA Region 3 Joint Conference keynote address.
Who? What? Why? When? A Tale of ETD Metadata
Early proponents of ETDs argued that moving from print to electronic format would make “these works more readily accessible to other scholars,” raising the specter that “...theses and dissertations lie moldering in library ...
Determining and Mapping Locations of Study in Theses and Dissertations: A Spatial Representation and Visualization Tool for ETDs
Theses and dissertations play a significant role in the scholarly literature, and many refer to locations of interest or regions under study. We have created a tool to generate interactive maps of the geographic locations ...
ETDs at UNT: Rhapsody in Green
UNT began mandatory ETDs for both theses and dissertations in fall 1999, making us the 3rd institution in the world to go “electronic” in this way. There have been challenges along the way, but from the very beginning ...
Batch It-A Quicker Way to Bring ETDs into the Bibliographic Utility
As the University of Houston moves toward an all-electronic thesis and dissertation submission process, the ability to provide efficient description and access to the increased volume of ETDs is more important than ever. ...
Toward Best Practices in Integrating ETDs and Associated Data: the UNT Approach
Since 1999 the University of North Texas has mandated the electronic submission of theses and dissertations. Although different disciplines have different ETD structure and requirement, the UNT digital library infrastructure ...
A Comparison of Features Among ETD Submission Systems
This poster will provide a comparison of features offered by different Electronic Thesis and Dissertation submission systems in an easy to understand and visually appealing table. The intent of this poster is to offer a ...
Beyond Metadata Connectivity
ETD collections found in academic library repositories don't necessarily use consistent metadata schemes, which is problematic for resource sharing and information discovery. This poster demonstrates a two-layer solution ...